Around the Felicianas of March 16, 2022 | Feliciana East
Meet Lane’s New Doctors
Join the Lane Regional Medical Center for a meet and greet from 2-2:30 p.m. on Friday, March 18 at the Lane Cafeteria to welcome new medical staff members. Refreshments will be served. Will be present :
Lane Pediatrics: Dr Shola Tijani
Lane Family Practice: Nick Maggio, FNP-C
Lane Gastroenterology: Allison Cross, Pennsylvania
Lane Dermatology: Dr. Jessica LeBlanc and Dr. Ashley Record
2022 Nursing Scholarship Application Period Open
Lane Volunteer Services is accepting applications for the 2022 Nursing Scholarship. The application deadline is April 23.
A $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to a Louisiana high school graduate student who plans to pursue a career in nursing and will be attending a Louisiana college, university, or other accredited nursing program.
To apply, visit lanermc.org and click News, call (225) 658-6699, or email [email protected]
Opening of foreign markets
The St. Francisville Farmers Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays in front of Parker Park on Commerce Street.
Clinton’s next community market will be on April 2.
Angola Rodeo Tickets On Sale
Tickets are on sale for the Spring Angola Rodeo. The dates are April 23 and 24. Call (225) 655-2607 or (225) 655-2030 Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or visit www.angolarodeo.com to purchase tickets.
Upcoming Barn Hill Market
The first Market on the Hill will take place at Barn Hill Preserve on March 25-26.
Day 1 features shopping, live music and boiled crawfish available for purchase from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
On day two, vintage-inspired outdoor shopping and market, live music and food, kangaroo ride, interactive animal shows, inflatables, and gem mining (for a fee) ) will be available for children.
Market-goers can purchase Friday passes for $15, Saturday passes for $10, or a 2-day pass for $20. Children 12 and under are free.
Additional Saturday events include a morning chili cook-off and a Tacky Prom from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday for ages 21 and up.
To purchase tickets, visit:
Strong Women classes available
A new session of Strong Women, a research-based strength training program, will be offered by the West Feliciana Parks and Recreation Department beginning March 8. Morning and evening classes will be available: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:15 a.m. Morning classes are followed by optional floor sessions, which focus on core muscles. Classes will be held at West Feliciana Community Center, 10498 La. 965, St. Francisville.
For more information on registration, equipment requirements, or other questions about the Strong Women program, contact Pam Myers, Instructor, by email at [email protected] or by phone at (225) 635-4878.
Audubon Gala tickets available
There are less than 45 tickets left for the “Audubon under the Oaks – A Bicentennial Gala”. The Friends of Oakley will host the event, rain or shine, to celebrate John James Audubon’s passage to West Feliciana 200 years ago. The event will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. on April 2 at the Audubon State Historic Site, 1788 La. 965, in St. Francisville. Tickets are $75 per person. Paper tickets for the gala can be purchased at the Bank of St. Francisville, 5700 Commerce St., or the West Feliciana Historical Society and Museum, 11757 Ferdinand St., St. Francisville. Online tickets are at bontempstix.com and Osher Lifelong Learning at LSU.
For more information, call the Audubon State Historic Site at (225) 635-3739 or go to www.lastateparks.com/historic-sites/audubon-state-historic-site.
Planned musical weekend
March 24: The West Wind Band will perform at 5:30 p.m. at Vibes in the Ville, St. Francisville
March 25-26: Sixth Tunica Hills Music Fest and Jam New arrangement and new stages are planned. More food vendors will be on site, starting Friday as well as Saturday. Participants are encouraged to bring instruments and participate in jam sessions. The music is expected to last until the wee hours of Sunday morning. Bring chairs, coolers (adult drinks allowed) and your family. Visit stfrancisvillefestivals.com/features/tunica-music-fest for the tentative schedule.